Serratia marcescens

Precautions

Standard Precautions
Standard Precautions

General Information

Pathogen information

Gram negative rod, of the Enterobacteriaceae family.

An AmpC organism.

Epidemiology

Environmental organism, can colonize humans

Infection usually in nosocomial setting

Associated syndromes

Nosocomial infections: pneumonia (HAP), UTI, wound infections, prosthetic device and line infections